ZM026
Lavushi Manda National Park


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2001 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Great Snipe Gallinago media NT winter 1998 unknown A1
Pale-billed Hornbill Lophoceros pallidirostris LC resident 1998 present A3
Böhm's Bee-eater Merops boehmi LC resident 1998 present A3
Racquet-tailed Roller Coracias spatulatus LC resident 1998 present A3
White-faced Barbet Pogonornis macclounii LC resident 1998 present A3
Anchieta's Barbet Stactolaema anchietae LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Pied Barbet Tricholaema frontata LC resident 1998 present A3
Souza's Shrike Lanius souzae LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Tit Melaniparus griseiventris LC resident 1998 present A3
Rufous-bellied Tit Melaniparus rufiventris LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-capped Crombec Sylvietta ruficapilla LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-necked Eremomela Eremomela atricollis LC resident 1998 present A3
Stierling's Wren-warbler Calamonastes stierlingi LC resident 1998 present A3
Tabora Cisticola Cisticola angusticauda LC resident 1998 present A3
Hartlaub's Babbler Turdoides hartlaubii LC resident 1998 present A3
Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyana LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Scrub-robin Tychaedon barbata LC resident 1998 present A3
Böhm's Flycatcher Myopornis boehmi LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Rock-thrush Monticola angolensis LC resident 1998 present A3
Arnot's Chat Myrmecocichla arnotti LC resident 1998 present A3
Anchieta's Sunbird Anthreptes anchietae LC resident 1998 present A3
Western Miombo Sunbird Cinnyris gertrudis LC resident 1998 present A3
Brown Firefinch Lagonosticta nitidula LC resident 1998 present A3
Fülleborn's Longclaw Macronyx fuelleborni LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-eared Seedeater Crithagra mennelli LC resident 1998 present A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2001).


IBA Conservation

IBA conservation assessment
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2001 favourable low low
Was the whole site assessed? State assessed by Accuracy of information
yes habitat good

State (condition of the trigger species' habitats)
Habitat Habitat detail Reference area (ha) Actual area (ha) Habitat quantity (% remaining) Habitat quality (carrying capacity) Result
Forest 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Pressure (threats to the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Threat level 1 Threat level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Response (conservation actions taken for the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Protected-area designation Management planning Other conservation action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation Unknown Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
For more information about IBA conservation status, please click here

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Luitikila Forest Reserve 108,094 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lavushi Manda National Park 150,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bangweulu Game Management Area 657,000 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
water management -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lavushi Manda National Park. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/lavushi-manda-national-park-iba-zambia on 26/02/2024.